. . reveals plans to establish college of commissioners in Ministry of Information and Strategy.
– Ubon Marcus.
A former Commissioner for Information in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Parchi Umoh has been described as a thoroughbred professional who gave his best in his service to the State during his days as Hon. Commissioner for Information. This assertion was made by the Hon. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Com. Ini Ememobong while paying a condolence visit to Mrs. Affiong Umoh, wife of the late Parchi Umoh as well as members of his family in their country home at Ikot Ambang, Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area.
The State Information boss who was accompanied by his Permanent Secretary – Mr. Inyang Jameson, as well as staffers of the Ministry of Information & Strategy lauded the late Parchi Umoh’s cerebral prowess and reminisced fond memories they both shared. He described Umoh’s demise as a loss not just to the Ministry of Information & Strategy but to Akwa Ibom State as a whole and prayed that the bereaved family finds the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
He seized the opportunity to inform the bereaved family of plans to establish a college of Commissioners in the Ministry of Information and Strategy which is geared towards preserving institutional memories and consolidating upon legacies of the past as a leeway to accomplishments of the future. He stated that the proposed college of commissioners will serve as an advisory board to the ministry and appealed that the late Parchi Umoh’s Widow avails herself by standing in his stead when the college would be inaugurated. This to him would be a way of preserving the late Umoh’s legacies as Commissioner for Information and member of the State Executive Council.
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information & Strategy, Mr. Inyang Jameson in his remarks prayed for the repose of the late Parchi Umoh’s soul describing him as one whose accomplishments will not be forgotten by the Ministry.
In her response, wife of the late Information Commissioner – Mrs. Affiong Umoh thanked the Hon. Commissioner for Information & Strategy for making out time off his busy schedule to commiserate with her and prayed for God’s guidance in the discharge of his duties as the state information manager.
The remains of the late Parchi Umoh will be laid to rest on Friday the 28th of August in his country home at Ikot Ambang, Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area.